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Letter: Being Native should not be the qualifier for appointment

...advisers that understands the Native community."Let's give credit where credit is deserved. Gov. Sean Parnell's administration has appointed Native commissioners, deputy commissioners and top advisers over the years. To name a few...
Alaska Editorial: The people have a right to know

...the Public Records Act.More recently, and mentioned directly by Sen. Wielechowski, was when Gov. Sean Parnell's administration waited 86 days to deny a request by the Alaska Public Radio Network for email communications related to the...
My Turn: Parnell ignored Guard sexual assaults

As a U.S. Army National Guard veteran, I've watched with dismay as Gov. Sean Parnell's administration ignored reports of unpunished sexual assault in the National Guard. The stories sounded all too familiar.When I was in the Alaska...
Murkowski firmly supports Sullivan in Senate race

...tribal rights," everything from subsistence to supporting Pebble Mine.Murkowski said of anyone in Gov. Sean Parnell's administration, Sullivan worked aggressively to deal with violence against women and domestic violence, huge problems in...
Parnell, Walker joust at Soldotna forum

...of time, or revenue would need to be increased."I didn't create this mess," Walker said. "Governor Parnell's administration created the largest deficit we ever had. I get criticized because I'm not doing enough to articulate how...
Playing the health insurance blame game insurance premiums for thousands of Alaskans may increase next year.Parnell blames ObamaGov. Sean Parnell's administration, in a Thursday news release titled "Alaska health insurance rates to increase substantially due to Obamacare...
Alaska Editorial: Report on Alaska National Guard shocks, disappoints

...Guard and the date on which meaningful action was finally taken. Despite reports of serious problems to Gov. Parnell's administration as early as 2010, the administration's response appears to have been to defer to Guard leadership on cleaning...
Years of allegations, months of investigation

...for years, and the victims did not trust their commanders to help. They also said they notified Gov. Sean Parnell's administration of instances of sexual assault in 2010. Maj. Gen. Tom Katkus said internal investigations into allegations...
Report finds lack of trust in Alaska Guard command

...criticism against Parnell, who is seeking re-election.State Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, said Parnell's administration "let misconduct by the Alaska National Guard chain of command go on for far too long."U.S. Sen. Mark...
New ad buys in Senate race

...permitting bill he supported while state Natural Resources commissioner. The bill, HB77, was cast by Gov. Sean Parnell's administration as part of a broader effort to improve the state's permitting process. But critics said it would have given...


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